Each week I introduce a new poem. We will read it every day and use it during word work. For example, we may find words that start with…, or find the sight words from the word wall. This week we are working with the poem Way Down South. The kids really like it. Then, in the poetry center, students get out… Read More
Moving on…our next lesson in Writer’s Workshop was LABELING. I found the cutest chart on Pinterest, my newest addiction, and was excited to see that it was created by one of my favorite bloggers, Babbling Abby at the Inspired Apple. Anywho, so I made my own replica and added a tree. (I am an official copycat!) We had a wonderful… Read More
This week we began our official “Writer’s Workshop” time. Have I mentioned that this is now one of my favorite things to do?! Last year I thought I started this way too late with my kids so I was on a mission to get it going fast. To be honest, I am nowhere near an artist, but I can copy… Read More
Dear sweet bogging buddies, It’s raining bad news for me this week. I usually don’t post personal stuff, but I found out last night that my aunt was diagnosed with breast cancer. I know in my heart of hearts that she can beat it. My faith is strong and my God is big but my heart hurts. I would appreciate… Read More
“Rise and shine porcupine!” That is what I say to my three kids when I wake them up in the morning. Have I mentioned that I am a mom too? LOL I think I get wrapped up with school while in the blogging world but my three sweet children (now all in middle school…yikes!) actually start my day each morning… Read More
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